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Spotify Has Been Hit With a $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit

Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing last week for allegedly using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without ... Read More
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Facebook has a giant, Europe-sized legal problem

Europe continues to be a giant pain in Facebook’s app. Germany and France this week both hammered Facebook for its data practices, though in different ways. Germany’s competition regulator ... Read More

Google faces mass legal action over ‘unlawful’ data collection

A UK Campaign group is taking Google to court in a £1 billion mass action alleging the tech giant unlawfully collected information from Apple’s iPhone handsets. The group, Google ... Read More

KPMG and Barclays sued for ‘engineering’ administration of quarrying company

Quarrying company Portland Stone Holdings Limited is suing Barclays and KPMG for ‘engineering’ the administration of its subsidiary, Stone Firms Ltd, in 2010. The Portland Stone suppliers allege that ... Read More

Former HSBC Executive Found Guilty of Fraud in $3.5 Billion Currency Trade

A U.S. jury on Monday found former HSBC executive Mark Johnson guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy (CRNZF, +0.00%) in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011. U.S. prosecutors have ... Read More
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Lawyers Charged With Assisting a Microcap Fraud Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two lawyers it alleges helped facilitate a microcap fraud scheme involving undisclosed “blank check” companies secretly bound for reverse mergers. In complaints ... Read More

Twitter rival Gab sues Google

Gab, a Twitter rival popular with the Breitbart crowd, is suing Google. The lawsuit, filed in Pennsylvania federal court on Thursday, argues that Google violated antitrust laws when it ... Read More

Groups from EU member states to sue Volkswagen

Consumer organisations from four European countries are working together to demand compensation for people whose diesel cars, made by Volkswagen Group (VW), are equipped with an emissions cheating code ... Read More
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Former Tesco executives set to appear in court on fraud charges

Three former Tesco executives will appear in court, charged with fraud relating to the supermarket’s 2014 accounting scandal. The three men were charged by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) ... Read More

Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses

31/08/2017(0) (AMZN.O) has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit by a couple who claims defective eclipse glasses purchased through the online retailer damaged their eyes. In the ... Read More
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